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All fencers are required to pay a club membership fee of $75 (which is valid for the 18/19 season). this fee is discounted to $40 if joining after january of the season, and $25 if joining after may of the season. Membership is required if you are out for more than 4 practices in a season, and if you wish to receive group or individual lessons. All members are also required to have a current membership with the Ontario Fencing Association and a license with the Canadian Fencing Federation, which can be purchased here (if you are not sure which membership you need, please talk to your coach). a recreational membership presently costs $35 (as of june 2018). Members of the elite and HP programs are expected to fence under WFC at all CFF events. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Head Coach.
Unless you have made prior arrangements, dues are payable monthly (with post-dated cheques for the entire term) or termly. Currently the club can accept cash, cheque and e-transfers as forms of payment. we do not accept credit cards. There will be a $20 per week late charge for those who do not pay in a timely manner. Those who fall behind in their dues may be asked to withdraw from our programs. Re-entry upon settling of any outstanding accounts will be subject to availability, and at the sole discretion of the coaching staff.
Tournament dues and other fees, where applicable, are payable one week after you receive your invoice (or on the closest Wednesday). Again, there will be a $20 per week late charge for each outstanding invoice for those who do not pay in a timely manner.
Fees as of september 2018
Intro Class: $140 per month
Competitive A (Monday + Thursday classes): $140 per month
Competitive B (Wednesday + Thursday [or Monday] Classes): $180 per month
Competitive C (Saturday + Monday Classes): $200 per month
Elite: $240 per month (2 practices plus 4 lessons per month)
HP: $290 per month (2 practices plus 6 lessons per month)
Drop-in rate: $40 per class (does not include individual lesson fees)
youth program rates for the spring term (sept 15th- dec 8th): $375 for the term including hst. please note that rates are calculated based on there being 11 classes this term (please click here for a list of classes).
unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds or make-up classes.
Individual lesson (15 - 20 minutes) - $30
If you are not part of a current program you will have to pay the floor fee as well as the lesson fee
First Aid Taping: $5
Fascial Movement Taping: $10 - 25
Equipment Rental: $25 plus $100 damage deposit
Please note all fees include HST
For more information about our senior programs, please see our 'programs' page.
Extra fees may apply for lessons which take place outside of scheduled practice hours.
For information about youth programs and rates, please click here.
Monthly rates are calculated based on 4 weeks in each month. This is to allow for any occasional missed or cancelled practices throughout the year. Refunds will only be given in exceptional circumstances, except when arranged in advance with the club treasurer. Please see this great article which explains why we are not able to offer make-up lessons. We do not offer refunds for missed classes.
If you are interested in joining our competitive or elite programs, please talk to one of the coaching staff. Note that these are limited enrolment programs. Places in the elite and high performance programs will be allocated at the sole discretion of the Head Coach. Fencers joining elite or high performance programs are expected to commit to that program for the entire term.
Please note that all COMP, ELITE and HP members are expected to maintain accurate and up-to-date training logs (which include regular competition reports which are due 5 days after the competition).